4. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SECTIONS OF SPECIFICATIONS
4.1 Section 1- SCOPE.
General information pertaining to the exent of applicability of a configuration item, material or process covered by a given specification and, when necessary, specific detailed classification thereof, shall be placed in the appropriate subdivision of Section 1 of specifications. However, this section shall not contain requirements properly part of other sections of the specification.
A statement of the scope shall consist of a clear, concise abstract of the coverage of the specification and may include, where necessary, information as to the use of the configuration item other than specific detailed applications covered under “Intended use” in Section 6 of the specification. This brief statement shall be sufficiently complete and comprehensive to describe generally the configuration item, material or process covered by the specification in,terms that may be easily interpreted by manufacturers, contractors, suppliers, or others familiar with applicable terminology and trade practices. As applicable, reference may be made to information contained in Section 6 of the specification.
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This standard establishes the format and contents of specifications for program–peculiar configuration items, processes, and materials.
The purpose of this standard is to establish uniform practices for specification preparation, .to ensure the inclusion of essential requirements, and to aid in the use and analysis of specification content.